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Series ID6386
Previous System LocationSRS6386
TitleCorporal Punishment Register
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Start Date 11/10/1968
End Date 26/10/1990
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Record of physical punishment legally administered to students as a corrective for misdeeds - Cawarral State School

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10836Cawarral State School 11/10/1968 26/10/1990
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Department of Education (II)
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Corporal punishment registers were kept by the Head Teacher of each school, and record all corporal punishment administered by the Head Teacher or an assistant (authorised by the Minister). The corporal punishment register contains the following information for each entry: the date in full; the name of the pupil or pupils receiving corporal punishment; the fault or incident requiring punishment; and the kind and extent of punishment. Corporal punishment was to be administered not for trivial breaches of school discipline but rather only as a last resource where the student has committed offences against morality, gross impertinence, and/or wilful and persistent disobedience. Girls over the age of twelve were not to receive corporal punishment. These registers were kept by the Cawarral State School.

Clause 113 of the Regulations [Issue of 1914] is pasted inside the front cover of the register.
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 6386, Corporal Punishment Register
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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